County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis.
The State of MissouriMissouri
To the Sheriff of the County of FranklinCounty of Franklin
We Command you to summon John Butter and BetsyBetsy his wife impleaded with RufusRufus Pettibone
PettiboneRufus Pettibone , Charles B. HattonCharles B Hatton and SallySally his wife, Owen WingfieldOwen Wingfield and SallySally his wife IsaacIsaac Voteau
VoteauIsaac Voteau , John WhitsetJohn Whitset alias WhitesidesWhitesides , Mitchel HattonMitchell Hatton and AnneAnne his wife. MichaelMichael Sanford
SanfordMichael Sanford and TheresaTheresa his wife John WhitsetJohn Whitset alias WhitesidesWhitesides and LucindaLucinda Whitset WhitsetLucinda Whitset
alias WhitesidesWhitesides , That they be and appear before the Judge of our circuit court at the
next Term thereof to be held at the city of St. LouisSt Louis within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis on
the Fourth Monday in July next then & there to answer unto WinnyWinny a free Woman of
Color who is permitted by the court to sue by Alexander ClarkAlexander Clark her next friend as a poor
person of a plea of trespass to the damage of said plaintiff of Five hundred dollars
and have you then there this writ.
Court at Office this second day of June One Thousand eight hundred and twenty four
Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble clerk